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secretary leon panetta warning today that hackers could launch an attack on the united states as the same destructive force as the attacks of 9/11. speaking to a group of executives on board the uss intrepid here in new york last night. secretary panetta says needs to do more to protect against the growing cyber threat. also revealed that hackers recently attacked saudi arabia's oil and gas company a virus called shamoon destructive assault has ever seen. >> it included a routine called wiper. coded to to self-execute. more than 30,000 computers that it infected were rendered useless. and had to be replaced. it virtually destroyed 30,000 computers. >> shepard: this isn't the first time secretary panetta has pushed against better protections from cyber attacks. the white house has been pushing for new legislation to fight the hackers. last month republicans blocked the effort that senator john john mccain described as, quote: red tape. jennifer griffin at her post at the pentagon tonight. why did defense secretary panetta wait until this moment, he believes this is a pre-9/11 moment when
in the preliminary stages right now. >>> defense secretary leon panetta says the u.s. is facing a possibility of a cyber pearl harbor attack. panetta says increasingly sophisticated computer hackers could dismantle the u.s. power grid, transportation system, financial networks, and the government. recent cyber attacks against oil and gas companies were the most destructive the private sector has ever seen. the attacks on a saudi oil company effected more than 30,000 computers. >>> photos of mitt romney pop up on a google search but not in a way that favors the presidential nominee. if you type in completely wrong a full page of mitt romney photos comes up. it's not a political statement by the company instead he says it's due to the search engine picking up on news coverage of romney saying last week he was completely wrong last spring when he said that 47% of americans were dependent on government. the obama campaign claims it has gained momentum after last nights performance by joe biden. alison burns is live in our washington, d.c. newsroom with a look at why some other says the vice presi
," live with your calls and tweets and e- mails at 7:00 a.m. on c-span. defense secretary leon panetta talked about the role of the defense department on the critical infrastructure against server security threats. he also urged congress to pass a site -- you bill that was brought in august in the senate. this is about 40 minutes. [captioning performed by national captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2012] >> ladies and gentlemen. it is myladies and gentlemen, it is my great pleasure and high honor to introduce one of the most talented, versatile, and experienced leaders in american he served our country by meeting the extraordinary challenges of our time. leon panetta thinks back on his days as a first lieutenant in the u.s. army intelligence. he received a medal. as a member of congress, he chaired the house legislature committee before moving on to the director of a budget. from there president clinton tapped him to become the white house chief of staff. as director of central intelligence, leon panetta made many critical decisions. he made a very
site in saudi arabia. defense secretary leon panetta is warning that a future cyber attack by iran could be catastrophic. >> the collective result of these kinds of attacks could be a cyber pearl harbor. an attack that would cause physical destruction and the loss of life. an attack that would paralyze and shock the nation. >> panetta says the u.s. needs to act quickly to be prepared for future cyber attacks. >>> well, this morning, the fbi is trying to track down a large amount of money stolen from an airplane that landed at philadelphia international airport. the aircraft came from dallas, but it wasn't until the cargo reached the federal reserve that officials realized that a lot of the funds were missing. the fbi says the stolen money was brand-new, $100 bills. they were not scheduled to be put into circulation until next year. certainly have a new look with them there. let's go now to your weekend weather. expect some brilliant sunshine here in new york city. which seems to contrast to this harbinger of winter. that's the 30 rock ice rink. it opened officially for the season j
panetta says he's not sure whether two detained men are linked to al-qaeda. he says the u.s. are investigating men who were taken into custody wednesday in connection with the attacks on the couldn't lath in libya -- consulate in libya last month. three americans died. >>> jessica ridgeway never made it to school. she left her house at 8:30 in colorado. there was a delay of several hours in reporting the girl missing. her mother sleeps during the day because she works a graveyard shift, and didn't know jest way was and -- jessica was absent until later. >> you don't know what to do. it's hard to wonder, you know, what could go on interest. >> police have asked that people stop nulling their own -- conducting their own search, because it is interfering. >>> at least one bay area flight was canceled for seat repairs. them of 48 planes had to get repairs because seats would come lose. american airlines says all seat repairs on the boeing 757 airplanes should be done by today, and it's estimated that 14,000 people were affected by the maintenance this week. >>> auction of 007
secretary leon panetta says the cyber threat from iran has grown and the u.s. will take action if necessary. recent cyber attack against energy companies in saudi arabia and qatar is blamed op iran for retailiation for western sanctions. >>> many lawmaker on capitol hill growing impatient with the obama administration refusal to release video of last month's deadly terror attack in libya. today one of the central players in the conflicting narrative of that event received vote of confidence. herron hacatherine herridge has. >> hillary clinton publicly defended her assertion that video started the attack. >> ambassador rice had the same information as every other official did. >> without mentioning al-qaeda by name, the suspected group behind the consulate assault, secretary clinton told the washington think tank what happens in north africa affects national security. >> last month violence revealed scrapes of extremism that threat -- strains of extremism that threaten the nation as well as the broader region and the united states. >> two sources tell fox news that security video taken by ca
panetta said he doesn't know if they are linked to al qaeda. >> the fbi said a border patrol agent killed near bisbee, arizona may have died accidentally from friendly fire. nicholas ivie died on tuesday. a second agent was wounded. both were responding to reports of people trying to enter the u.s. illegally. details of the shooting have not been released. >>> heavy rain and driver error are blamed for triggering a massive pileup on interstate 75 along florida's west coast. more than 50 people were injured in 12 separate crashes on friday. near the border between sarasota and manatee counties. two were injured. 75 was re-opened after six hours. >> the national league playoff wild card game ended in protest. the cardinals trailed but a late game rally was halted when a pop up to left field was called an automatic out under the flash flood fly rule. atlanta fans unhappy with the umpire's call trashed turner field. st. louis will play washington on sunday in the division series. in the american league wild card game the baltimore orioles defeated fairfax 5-1 and advanced to play the yankees.
spending, that's another big difference. president obama has worked with secretary leon panetta to bring down defense spending over the next 10 years. governor romney has talked about reinstating that and keeping defense spending at a floor, that it would not fall below. 4% of. two big ticket items, defense spending and tax policy. they have very different views. in terms of leadership, we would have to see what kind of leadership governor romney would have in terms of working with congress, working with a potentially divided congress we have now, in trying to broker a compromise,. which would,. host: this tweet -- lisa mascaro, one of our other viewers pointed out that if eight people are hard at work having meetings talking about the fiscal cliff, what are the other 520 something members doing? what are the other members contributed to this discussion? how are they preparing for all the big questions that will come up in the next months about the fiscal future? >> people running for reelection right now, so lot of people are fighting to save their seats and others are in a safer seats
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